Ponzi on the Potomac by Steve Stanek of the Heartland Institute

Ida May Fuller worked as a schoolteacher and secretary during her long life - a life without marriage, children, political power or business influence yet a life that achieved one of the greatest returns on investment in American history.

The woman who came to be known to family and friends in Brattleboro, Vt., as “Aunt Ida” turned less than $25 into nearly $23,000.

LP Monday Message: Americans are upset

September 26, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

This poll shows a record-high 81% of Americans are dissatisfied with how our country is being governed. Count me as one of the 81%.

Freedom would provide the best environment for job growth, economic security, innovation, and the pursuit of happiness. Libertarians know that, but not enough others know it.


Ogden Utah Libertarian Meetup


Start date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 6:00pm
End date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 8:00pm
Time Zone: 


White's House
Ogden, UT 84404



Nevada County Libertarian Party Luncheon


Start date: 
Friday, October 7, 2011 - 12:30pm
End date: 
Friday, October 7, 2011 - 2:00pm
Time Zone: 


LinQ Buffet
Grass Valley, CA 95949


Hampden-Sydney College

Organization Name: 
Hampden-Sydney College Students for Liberty

Contact: Dylan DelliSanti



School Level: 

Is drug legalization going mainstream?

Mainstream America may be catching up with the Libertarian Party on the issue of ending drug prohibition.

The Hill reports that legalizing marijuana is the most popular online petition currently being presented to the White House.

Also, on November 15, the Cato Institute is holding a conference titled "Ending the Global War on Drugs."

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians, not Republicans, offer Social Security cuts

WASHINGTON - Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle issued the following statement today:

"In the Republican candidate debate last night, I observed that not a single Republican candidate made any proposals for immediate cuts to Social Security, the single largest government program in America.

"Republicans are so scared of losing senior citizens' votes that they are willing to throw their children and grandchildren under the bus.

LP Monday Message: Rewarding new member recruiters

Member recruiters:

Eugene Clark, Odell, TX, 2
Brent Gernant, Waterloo, IA, 1
Brian Holtz, Los Altos Hills, CA, 1
Jillian Mack, Cincinnati, OH, 1
Duke McGonigal, Philadelphia, PA, 1
Guy McLendon, Houston, TX, 1
Mark Tavill, Carmichael, CA, 1
Matthew Watt, Los Angeles, CA, 1

Videos of the 2011 Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Conference

On August 19, 2011, Libertarian leaders gathered in Columbus, Ohio for the 2011 Libertarian State Leadership Alliance conference (LSLA). Below are videos from the conference.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarian remarks on Constitution Day

WASHINGTON - In honor of Constitution Day, Libertarian Party Executive Director Wes Benedict released the following statement today:

"Tomorrow, September 17, is Constitution Day: the anniversary of the agreement on the U.S. Constitution by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787.

"When I think about that anniversary, I am saddened by how far we have strayed from our original respect for the Constitution. But I am hopeful for the future.


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